This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of how to provide basic life support (BLS) in a manner that’s consistent with the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines.
This course is designed for nurses and other health care workers employed in acute, community and aged care settings.
This course will provide an understanding of:
-the steps involved in conducting effective basic life support
-the purpose of conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation, otherwise referred to as CPR
-how to assess a situation, identify dangers and call for help
-how to assess a patient’s airway and manage airway obstructions
-how to perform rescue breathing and chest compressions, and
-procedures for and risks associated with the use of an automated external defibrillator, or AED.